Thousands injured in massive blast in Beirut
A massive explosion rocked Beirut on Tuesday, flattening much of the port, damaging buildings across the capital and sending a giant mushroom cloud into the sky. More than 60 people were killed and more than 3,000 injured, with bodies buried in the rubble, officials said.
The exact cause of the explosions in the Lebanese capital, Beirut, is unclear, but their power on defect is very clear. Indeed. Some extraordinary video is now circulating showing two explosions just after six o'clock. First of all, there was an explosion, which resulted in a large gray plume off smoke. And then there came a second, even bigger explosion with ah mushroom cloud above it. What's the mayor of Beirut described as something like Hiroshima, referring to the atomic explosion in Japan at the end of World War Two. At security sources, Air suggesting the cause might have bean a chemical or munitions storage facility, that some high detonated. Beirut's hospitals are reportedly overwhelmed. Beirut, like everywhere else, is suffering from Corona virus. So hospitals already under pressure on some terrible scenes as night falls because there are many damaged buildings on dozens of people reportedly trapped inside those buildings, building the NBC News London